BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA (February 8, 2017) – A bicyclist was hit by a car and killed on Wednesday near the intersection of Sacramento Street and Ada Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:07 am on Wednesday. A bicyclist, identified only as possibly being an elderly male, was struck by an unidentified vehicle.
A Good Samaritan at the scene performed CPR prior to paramedics arriving, but the bicyclist was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Initial reports indicate he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, which is ongoing.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Berkeley, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.